Bio

Jørund Aase Falkenberg (b. 1978, Stavanger) lives and works in Oslo. Working in the crossingpoint between concept-shape, reality-utopia and politics-spirit, he engages questions concerning mysticism, universal meaning, cultural change and animal rights. After studying at Oslo Academy of Fine Art (MA, 2008) he has exhibited in venues such as The Young Artists Society (UKS, Oslo), Baku Contemporary Art Center (Aserbajdsjan), The Drawing Room (London), The Nordic House (Reykjavik), Artconnexion (Lille) and Stavanger Art Museum.

 

EDUCATION
2006-08: Academy of Fine Art Oslo, KHIO, MA Fine Art
2003-06: Academy of Fine Art Oslo, KHIO, BA Fine Art
2002-03: University of Stavanger, Art History
2000-01: Strykejernet Art School, Oslo
2000: University of Oslo, Ex. phil./Ex. fac.

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
Outside the Circle, Stavanger Museum, MUST, Norway
Contrepoint, Percival Space, Oslo, Norway, 2013
Entrance, Hå gamle prestegard, Nærbø, Norway, 2012
An Intervening Substance
, Prosjektrom Normann, Stavanger, Norway, 2012
Towards Something, Artconnexion, Lille, France, 2010
Beginnings, Tromsø Art Association, Tromsø, Norway, 2010
Portal, The Young Artists Society (UKS), Oslo, Norway, 2010
Something, Stavanger Kunstforening, Stavanger, Norway, 2006
This (Here We Are. Actually), Galleri Blunk, Trondheim, Norway, 2005
Nothing and All, Gallery 21:25, Oslo, Norway, 2005

 

GROUP SHOWS
Flag NYC, Performa 13, New York, 2013
En kollektiv kraftanstrengelse for tapte saker, Podium, Oslo, 2013
The 126th Annual Exhibition of the Visual Arts 2013, Kunstnernes hus, Oslo, 2013
Wavy Banners, ET4U, West Jutland, Denmark, 2013
Flag, Kurant/Gunhild Moe, Suldal, Norway, 2013
Allegory as Allegory, Stavanger Art Museum, 2013
Allegory as Allegory, Wip konsthall, Stockholm, 2013
This is (R)evolution, Stavanger Kunstforening, Norway, 2012
The 125th Annual Exhibition of the Visual Arts 2013, Kunstnernes hus, Oslo, 2012
Project 0
, Nordic House, Reykjavik, Iceland, 2011
Vestlandsutstillingen 2011, Kunstmuseet KUBE, Sunnfjord Kunstlag, Kunsthuset Kabuso, Haugesund Kunstforening, Stavanger Kunstforening, Norway, 2011
Vitamin Sandnes, Sandnes, Norway, 2010
Argh, Gallery BOA, Oslo, Norway, 2010
Alteration and Stagnation, Punkt Ø – Gallery F15, Moss, Norway
Entrance 09, Rogaland Art Center, Stavanger, Norway, 2009
Reconfigure, The Drawing Room, Tannery Arts, London, 2008
Master Show, Stenersenmuseet, Oslo, Norway, 2008
Bridge, Baku Contemporary Art Center, Azerbaijan, 2008
Against The Modern World, Gallery LNM, Oslo, Norway, 2007
Bachelor Show Stenersenmuseet, Oslo, Norway, 2006
The Summer Destruction Show, Academy of Fine Art Oslo, Norway, 2006
Open Act, Performance show, Spasibar, Oslo, Norway, 2006
Performance, Performance show, Spasibar, Oslo, Norway, 2005
Dialouges, Gallery 21:24/21:25, Oslo, Norway, 2005
Salong 100, Heimdalsgaten 4, Oslo, Norway, 2004
Baltic Sea Sculpture Days, Kellokoski, Finland, 2004

 

CURATED PROJECTS
Beginning, with Margrethe Aanestad, Tou Scene, Stavanger, Norway

PROGRAMS / RESIDENCIES
Artist in residence, Bilbao Arte, Bilbao, Spain, 2014
Art as Livelihood, Innovation Park Stavanger, Norway, 2012
Art as Livelihood, Innovation Park Stavanger, Norway, 2011

 

COMMISSIONS / PUBLIC ART
Ganddal Primary School, Sandnes, Norway, 2014
Norwegian Petroleum Directorate, Stavanger, Norway, 2012

 

GRANTS
Venue Secondment Grant, Bilbao Arte & Bilbao Bizkaia Kutxa, Bbk
Vederlagsfondet Grant, 2013
Project support, Stavanger municipality, 2012
Vederlagsfondet Grant, 2011
Space for Art support, The Norwegian Art Council, 2011
Int. Support, Office for Contemporary Art Norway (OCA), 2011
Travel grant, Kulturkontakt Nord, 2011
Exhibition support, Bildende Kunstneres Hjelpefond, 2010
Norwegian State Art Grant, 2009
Norwegian State Art Grant, 2008
Int. Support (03), Office for Contemporary Art Norway (OCA), 2008
Educational grant, Norwegian Art Grants, 2008
Educational grant, Bildende Kunstneres Hjelpefond, 2007
Educational grant, Norwegian Art Grants, 2006

 

MEMBERSHIP
Norwegian Visual Artists Association (NBK)
The Young Artists Society (UKS)
Visual Artists Union of Rogaland (BKFR)
KORO consulent register
Rogaland Open www.r-open.no

 

TEACHING
Art School of Rogaland, Stavanger, Norway, 2011, 2012

 

OTHER
Member of price jury for the exhibition 2113, Haugesund Kunstforening, 2013
Chairman of the Board, Visual Artists Union of Rogaland, 2011
Chief executive officer, Rogaland Open, Norway, 2011
Project manager, Rogaland Open, Norway, 2010
Board member, Visual Artists Union of Rogaland – BKFR, 2010
Member of grant jury, Østfold Art center´s summer exhibition, Fredrikstad, 2009